honorary degree

noun

Definition of honorary degree

: a degree given by a college or university to someone who is not a student but who has done something important

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“Honorary degree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honorary%20degree. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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